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Jim Thompson: The Unsolved Mystery

Jim Thompson: The Unsolved Mystery

William Warren
3.5/5 (238 ratings)
On Easter Day, 1967, American businessmen and founder of the modern Thai silk industry James H. W. Thompson disappeared while supposedly on a stroll in the jungle-clad Cameron Highlands in Central Malaysia. Neither Jim Thompson nor his remains has ever been found.Some twenty years earlier Jim Thompson had abandoned his former life to embark on an exotic business career in Southeast Asia. After establishing the Thai Silk Company, Thompson built a house and an art collection which are among Bangkok's top tourist attractions today. After vanishing, he became the subject of a massive search and investigation, and a mystery that has never been solved. This definitive account of the life of Jim Thompson, written by a man who knew him well, gives the reader a first-hand glance into his private affairs and his alleged role as an agent for the CIA.

This true-life mystery will keep you turning the pages to the final chapter.
Language
English
Pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Editions Didier Millet
Release
July 05, 2007
ISBN
9813018828
ISBN 13
8580001462455

Jim Thompson: The Unsolved Mystery

William Warren
3.5/5 (238 ratings)
On Easter Day, 1967, American businessmen and founder of the modern Thai silk industry James H. W. Thompson disappeared while supposedly on a stroll in the jungle-clad Cameron Highlands in Central Malaysia. Neither Jim Thompson nor his remains has ever been found.Some twenty years earlier Jim Thompson had abandoned his former life to embark on an exotic business career in Southeast Asia. After establishing the Thai Silk Company, Thompson built a house and an art collection which are among Bangkok's top tourist attractions today. After vanishing, he became the subject of a massive search and investigation, and a mystery that has never been solved. This definitive account of the life of Jim Thompson, written by a man who knew him well, gives the reader a first-hand glance into his private affairs and his alleged role as an agent for the CIA.

This true-life mystery will keep you turning the pages to the final chapter.
Language
English
Pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Editions Didier Millet
Release
July 05, 2007
ISBN
9813018828
ISBN 13
8580001462455

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